Global Principles for Upholding Information Integrity Online Workshop

Summary Report

On May 11, 2023, Governing Council Members of the Community of Democracies (CoD) attended the second workshop organized by Canada, in its capacity as President of the Governing Council, and the CoD Working Group on Democracy and  Technology. The workshop consisted of a panel discussion on “Global Principles for Upholding Information Integrity Online,” moderated by Canada’s Ambassador to Poland, H.E. Catherine Godin. Following opening remarks from CoD Secretary General Thomas Garrett, the panelists engaged in a thought-provoking discussion on defining information integrity, the need for high-level principles, Canada and the Netherland’s joint efforts to develop a Global Declaration on Information Integrity Online, and the multi-fold challenges they face or have identified as researchers, practitioners, government officials, and the tech industry.

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